Sunday, July 10, 2011

Scott Rothschild: "About 150 attend meeting on SRS office closure" @ Lawrence Journal World

.. Those in attendance expressed anger and shock at the Brownback administration's decision announced July 1 to close nine SRS offices, with Lawrence being the largest one by far. The closures would take effect within three months. Siedlecki has said the 87 employees will be able to get jobs at other SRS offices.

Brownback and Siedlecki have said the closures are needed to save money during tight budget times, and that those receiving SRS services in Lawrence can continue to get assistance by accessing them online or traveling to offices in Topeka, Overland Park or Ottawa. Brownback has noted that Lawrence is served by several four-lane roads....

Read the latest on the growing mass outrage at these cutbacks to the poor at Lawrence Journal World.

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